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Peer-to-peer Healthcare: Crazy. Crazy. Crazy. Obvious.

Patients and caregivers know things — about themselves, about each other, about treatments — and they want to share what they know to help other people. Technology helps to surface and organize that knowledge to make it useful for as many people as possible.

This 5-minute excerpt of Susannah Fox’s Medicine 2.0’11 keynote gives an overview of the concept of peer-to-peer health care.

Gerd says: nice video, good summary of the opportunity